Layers, Wikipanion Plus, Flipboard

updated 11:44 am EDT, Fri August 30, 2013 | Posted in iPhone Apps

Layers 2.8.1 ($5) - Layers is a drawing application that allows users to create images with different layers. Drawings can contain up to five layers which can be rearranged at anytime. Layers also includes ten different brushes, a full spectrum of colors, undo support, and an eraser tool. The v2.8.1 update fixes an issue with multitouch pinch gestures on the layer adjustment/positioning screen. [Download - 8.2MB]

Wikipanion Plus 1.7.9.5 ($5) - Wikipanion Plus allows users to browse through Wikipedia articles in an iOS friendly format. From within the app users can search for any Wikipedia page, and optionally save them to the device for offline reading. Several formatting issues have been addressed in this release, along with a problem regarding location links. Various minor bugs have also been fixed. [Download - 2.8MB]

Flipboard 2.0.6 (free) - Flipboard aggregates stories shared by friends across social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, as well as from pre-selected news sources. Users can also save content that interests them into personal magazines. The v2.0.6 update includes bug fixes and performance improvements. [Download - 16.3MB]

Thinglist 1.2 ($1) - Thinglist is a tool for creating a list of things to remember. Version 1.2 makes it easy to share things with others. Every item in the app now has a unique URL that can be shared via Twitter, Facebook, SMS or, e-mail, which can be accessed by simply swiping the item to the right. In addition, the update adds a new action bar for editing, sharing, and deleting a thing right from that thing. [Download - 6.6MB]

Soulver 2.2 ($3) - Soulver combines the functionality of a calculator with a notepad. Users can enter calculations over multiple lines, go back and edit any of them, and include words for personal reference. New to this release is iCloud syncing and support for subfolders present in iCloud or Dropbox. URL schemes for use in apps like Launch Center Pro have also been added, along with a new preference to automatically make a new file when returning to the app after five minutes of inactivity. [Download - 5.2MB]

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